Posts Tagged ‘Unlocked churches’

Thieves hit another church

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Another Catholic church has been attacked by thieves. A five-foot high (152cm) brass candle holder, St Mary’s church in Carterton last weekend. Church lay pastoral leader Sharron Penny said the candlestick had been in the church for “generations” and was an important part of the church’s liturgy and heritage. Penney said the candlestick was used Read more

2 chalices missing from South Dunedin church

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Dunedin police are investigating the disappearance of the two sterling silver chalices from St Patrick’s Basilica in South Dunedin. One is nearly 30cm tall. It came from the  former Dunedin North Dominican Hall and dates back to 1949 according to an inscription on the chalice. The letters IHS are engraved on the front of it. Read more